IIII (IV) Scythica Update 4.11.2016    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1556-1564      
History from 30 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
43 BC possibly = IIII Sorana in Pansa's army at Mutina       or an Antonian legion
30 moved to Macedonia     Macedonia  
29-27 defeated the Bastarnae, a Scythian tribe, in Moesia       probably received the title Scythica
6 AD stationed in Moesia     Moesia  
6-9 Pannonian revolt        
33 first firm attestation in Moesia        
56/57 moved to Syria for Corbulo's campaign        
58-62 Armenian campaign of Corbulo and Paetus        
62 based near Antioch Antioch near Antakya Syria  
66 under Cestius Gallus vs 1st Jewish revolt (vexillation)        
69 supported Vespasian in civil war (vexillation)        
70 siege of Jerusalem (vexillation)        
70/90 stationed at Zeugma (Seleucia) Belkis, Turkey Syria  
113-117 Trajan's Parthian wars        
193-194 Pescennius Niger's civil war against Septimius Severus        
195-197 Septimius Severus' Parthian campaign        
216-217 Caracalla's Parthian war       title Antoniniana
219 legion disgraced for rebellion against Elagabalus        
231-233 Severus Alexander's Persian war        
252 Persian campaign, defeat at Barbalissus        
260 Persian campaign where Valerian was defeated        
284 still in Syria Zeugma Belkis, Turkey Syria